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Sport

ING Marathon: the kings of the road are ready

Participate in Luxembourg's biggest popular nighttime event!

On Saturday 27 May at 7 p.m., close to 15,000 runners will fill the starting grid at the 12th edition of the ING Night Marathon. This year the event will beat all records of participation.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - take your pick.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our editorial staff has selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, have a seat - here's our list!

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Sport

68th Flèche du Sud

The 2017 edition will take place between 24 and 28 May

Bringing together Luxembourgish and international cyclists, the 68th Flèche du Sud is going to take place between 24 May and 28 May 2017. The Flèche du Sud, which has been taking place since 1949, is without doubt one of the country's most important races and has served as a jump-off point to an international career for many a professional cyclist. Organised by the Vélo Union Esch, the race is part of the official UCI Europe Tour calendar.

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Economy

Luxembourg comes second in the 2017 FM Global Resilience Index

Since 2008, Luxembourg has constantly moved up the rankings.

FM Global, one of the world's largest commercial and industrial property insurers, publishes an annual report analysing the resilience of countries and territories to supply chain disruptions: the FM Global Resilience Index. This index is particularly useful for companies operating at cross-border level, which often have to deal with a variety of risks.

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Health

Health system: Grand Duchy ranks 10th worldwide

Andorra heads the ranking; Central Africa is in last place.

According to a comparative study published in the medical journal 'The Lancet', the Grand Duchy's health system is one of the best in the world. The Grand Duchy ranks 10th in an international comparison of 195 countries.

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Literature

2017 Servais Prize awarded to Nora Wagener

The 28-year-old Luxembourgish writer has won the Servais literary prize for her work entitled 'Larven'.

Nora Wagener has won the 2017 Servais Prize, while Anita Gretsch and Claire Leydenbach have received the incentive award for the novel entitled 'L’œil grand fermé'.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend - our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends - take your pick.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our editorial staff has selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So, make yourself comfortable - here's our list!

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Economy

Luxembourg offers a business-friendly environment

The International Monetary Fund has given its appraisal of the role played by the Luxembourg Government in the country's economic development.

Governments have a crucial part to play in the economy of their country. The government is responsible for the legal and regulatory framework for all economic activity in the country; it reallocates resources as needed and stabilises and supports the economy via its fiscal policy. The measures taken by a government can either encourage companies to invest or provide them with reasons to stay away.

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Culture

Museums: Open doors this weekend

It is a great opportunity to visit the 44 main museums of the country!

On the 20th and 21st of May 2017, the country's museums will open their doors. From Binsfeld to Schengen, discover Luxembourg's rich and diverse culture.

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Tourism

The 'Guide for one day' tourism initiative has been launched

Let Luxembourg residents show you their Luxembourg

In Luxembourg, now it's not only up to licensed tourist guides to show visitors the beauty of the country: with the 'Guide for one day' initiative set up by the Ministry of the Economy, every resident can show interested parties their very own Luxembourg.

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  • Updated 26-05-2017